Briefing: 20 June 2017

Workshop on IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships held in South Africa

South Africa - Model Course 1

A national workshop on the implementation  of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships has been held in Durban, South Africa from 19 to 20 June 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to deliver IMO’s Model Course 4.05 to seafarers.

The workshop, hosted by the Department of Transport of South Africa, covers in detail various methods for improving energy efficiency of ships including optimized ship handling, fuel and energy management, and shipboard system planning. As well as lectures and presentations, the workshop includes interactive exercises to consolidate knowledge and enhance the learning experience.

Participants from various maritime tertiary institutions are attending from across the country.